Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . October 5th, 1998Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Public Policy (TB) - MDR-TB "Hot Zones" Need More than DOT
Coinfection (TB/HIV) - TB Prophylaxis Can Cut Active Disease Rate in Half
Epidemiology - M. malmoense Infection Still Rare in U.S.
Outbreaks (TB) - Clinton County Revisited: More Must be Done in Poor, Rural Areas
Public Policy (TB) - Managed Care is Impacting TB Control Efforts
Testing (TB) - In-House Testing Distinguishes M. tb from M. avium
Disease Associations - Flu Shots Can Be a Life Preserver for People With Diabetes, CDC Says
Environment - Studies Hint that Pollution Leads to Cancer
Industry News (Influenza) - Intravenous Flu Drug Effective Against Influenza A Virus
Influenza Vaccine - New Anti-Microbial Agent Kills Flu Virus, Prevents Infection in Mice
Nosocomial Infection - Common Infection Causing Uncommon Problems in Hospitals
Pertussis (Epidemiology) - Cases of Whooping Cough On the Rise
Respiratory Tract Infection (ICAAC Conference) - C. pneumoniae Implicated as Cause of Persistent Nasal Congestion
Rhinovirus (Treatment) - Protease Inhibitor Fights Common Cold
Epidemiology - Brazil's Yanomami Hit By Tuberculosis, 43 Dead
Epidemiology - Tuberculosis Cases Rise in Japan for First Time Since 1960
Risk Factors - Doctors Say Russian Tuberculosis Crisis May Spread
Epidemiology (TB) - "Increased Incidence of Tuberculosis in Honduras, 1987-1997."
Epidemiology (TB) - "Interstate Clustering of M. tuberculosis DNA Fingerprints."
Legionellosis (Diagnostics) - "Detection of Legionella by PCR in Respiratory Specimens using a Commercially Available Kit."
Tuberculosis (Diagnostics) - "Comprehensive Evaluation of Performance, Laboratory Application, and Clinical Usefulness of Two Direct Amplification Technologies for the Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex. DOUBLEQUOT
Tuberculosis (Drug Resistance) - "Mechanisms of Isoniazid Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Enzymatic Characterization of Enoyl Reductase Mutants Identified in Isoniazid-Resistant Clinical Isolates."